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Practicum and Observation Students

Practicum

The district placement of practicum and/or observation students will vary based on the number and nature of inquiries from colleges and universities during a given time period.

Points of contact:

Student Observation Request Form

APPLY FOR STUDENT TEACHING 

Step/Task Who Timeframe
College or University contacts HR Manager for Strategic Staffing, Michelle Allen, with placement information for students who plan to apply to be a student teacher.

Observation and Practicum Student Request Form

College or University Coordinator Fall Placement = February/March/April

Spring Placement = September/October/November

 

Student completes Ankeny student teacher application on our Careers page. Student Fall Placement = February/March/April

Spring Placement = September/October/November

Human Resources reviews student application. HR Manager for Strategic Staffing-Michelle Allen Fall Placement = February/March/April

Spring Placement = September/October/November

Human Resources sets up phone interview with student teacher candidate.

Note: Background form sent to student

*placement is dependent on a successful background check

HR Manager for Strategic Staffing-Michelle Allen Fall Placement = February/March/April

Spring Placement = September/October/November

 

Human Resources and Instructional Coaches determine student teaching placement.

Fall Placement = February/March/April

Spring Placement = September/October/November

Human Resources and Instructional Coaches communicate student teaching placement to Mentor teacher, Principal, and University Coordinator. Fall Placement = February/March/April

Spring Placement = September/October/November Communication of student teaching placement sent to the student

Communication of student teaching placement sent to the student. University Coordinator  

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Elise Jessen Profile
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District Mentoring Coach (Elementary)
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District Mentoring Specialist